Photo: Downed trees could cause electric outages.
Falling trees and and broken branches could cause electric outages throughout Belmont as the region is buffered by a fall nor’easter.
National Weather Service forecasters said that “strong to damaging winds” with maximum gusts of up to 40 miles per hour are expected to peak Thursday afternoon into the evening, especially along the coastline of Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The winds are expected to diminish Friday into Friday night.
Below are telephone numbers to keep at the ready during the storm:
Belmont Light (to report outages): 617-993-2800.
The Town of Belmont EMERGENCY HOTLINE: (617) 993-2698.
Unless it is an emergency, do not call 911.